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dissipate

US [ˈdɪsɪˌpeɪt]
UK [ˈdɪsɪpeɪt]
  • v.(使)消散;驱散;消磨(时间、金钱等)
  • Web浪费;使消散;消失
Simple Present:dissipates  Present Participle:dissipating  Past Tense:dissipated  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)消散,消失;驱散to gradually become or make sth become weaker until it disappears
Eventually, his anger dissipated.
他的愤怒终于平息了。
Her laughter soon dissipated the tension in the air.
她的笑声很快消除了紧张气氛。
2.
[t]
~ sth
挥霍,浪费,消磨(时间、金钱等)to waste sth, such as time or money, especially by not planning the best way of using it

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